Lawsuits Challenge Obama’s Birth Control Provision

By | Jan 29, 2013



The New York Times today reported about a spike in the number of lawsuits that are challenging a provision in President Obama’s new health care law, which requires employers to cover birth control in group health plans. The lawsuits, filed by Catholics, evangelicals, and Mennonites, seem to be heading to the Supreme Court. But are these lawsuits pushing the envelope on what constitutes an infringement of someone’s religious freedom? Read what Sarah Posner has to say in “If Corporations Are People, What’s Their Religion?” which was featured in Moment’s November-December issue.

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